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Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Defence and security company Saab has taken the strategic decision to find Swiss companies to develop, produce and assemble major components of the Gripen E aircraft, including the rear fuselage. More than 35 per cent of the work will be […]


Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

The Swedish Defence Material Administration signed a contract with Diehl Defence to deliver IRIS-T SLS surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems for the country’s armed forces. The new units comprising the IRIS-T missile, missile launching station and fire control system are to […]


Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

The decision by the upper chamber of the Swiss parliament not to release funds for the purchase of new JAS Gripen fighter jets from Sweden has renewed doubt about the deal. On Tuesday, the upper house the Council of States […]


Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria delivered the first Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This was the first delivery of altogether 113 Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces, based on the agreement signed with […]


Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Sweden exported 30 percent less weapons in 2012 compared with the record high amount of 2011, show new figures from the National Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls. The countries that buy the most Swedish weapons are India, Saudi Arabia, […]


Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Defence and security company Saab has received two new orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), to a total value of MSEK 600, for an upgrade of Sweden’s ground based air defence. The orders include delivery of both upgrades […]


Saab Signs Next Generation Fighter Aircraft Gripen E Development Deal

Saab Signs Next Generation Fighter Aircraft Gripen E Development Deal

Defence and security company Saab has signed an agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for Gripen E. The agreement includes development and modification of Gripen E for Sweden during the period 2013-2026 and a possible order for new […]


Military experts doubt Sweden’s ability to defend itself

Military experts doubt Sweden’s ability to defend itself

Military experts said Sweden was probably unable to defend itself on its own in the event of an invasion, in a report published Thursday, saying the armed forces lacked necessary resources. “Can We Defend Ourselves For a Week?” the Royal […]


Swedish Gripens Get Into Action At Red Flag 2013

Swedish Gripens Get Into Action At Red Flag 2013

Red Flag 2013, the high intensity air to air combat exercise has started and after months of preparations, Swedish Gripens finally took off from Nellis yesterday, reports the Air Force Blog. On Friday, Gripens practiced the first flight in the […]


 
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